Swissair Convair CV-880-22M (diecast 1:200, Inflight 200)


  • Convair CV-880-22M
  •  
  • Inflight 200
  • 1:200
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • Swissair
  • Limited (pieces not known)
  •  
  • In near mint condition
  • Original package exists
  • Not for sale
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The company Convair did venture into the long-haul after its success in the field of short-haul aircraft . The Model CV - 880 was intended as a rival to DC 8 and Boeing 707th She was small , but flew faster .
However, the CV - 880 was not a success . Only 58 copies were built .

Technical specifications:
4 General Electric CJ - 805-3B engines , each with 52 kN ( 5300 kgf ) Shear
Cruising speed 865 km / h
Reach 5100 km
Crew: Cockpit 4 cabin 5
Passengers : 84
Distance use : Far East

HB - ICL was rented by the manufacturer Convair in the period from August 1961 to May 1962 to Swissair . The reason was that the ordered by Swissair Convair CV -990 could not be delivered on time .

Author: Oldtimer

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